The buzz: “I am not in favor of quotas. Just put the best person into the job. It is not about gender; it is about experience, leadership and vision.” (Angela Ahrendts, Apple SVP)
Companies today are being scrutinized by the media, by customers, and by shareholders on whether they give their full workforce equal access to opportunities and rewards.
And with women now comprising nearly 50% of the world’s workforce, gender equality has shifted from a “cultural nice-to-have” to an economic and business imperative.
How does your company measure up?
The experts speak.
Tinna C. Nielsen, Move The Elephant: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” (Margaret Mead)
Tanya M. Odom, Global Consultant: “The truth will set you free. But first it will piss you off.” (Gloria Steinem)
Nicole McCabe, SAP: “Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes a difference.” (Jane Goodall)
Dr. Patti Fletcher, SAP SuccessFactors: “Feminism wasn’t supposed to make us miserable. It was supposed to make us free.” (Deborah Spar)
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